04/30/2018: Merger Monday puts focus on Walmart’s global ambition
Apr 30, 2018

04/30/2018: Merger Monday puts focus on Walmart’s global ambition

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … As its rivalry with Amazon continues to simmer, Walmart has been shifting its focus to more international growth markets like India. So, what does a deal in the U.K. mean for the world’s biggest retailer? Then, immigration is a hot topic from coast to coast – not just in America, but in Britain as well. A group of immigrants, called the Windrush generation, are told they’re living in the country illegally because of a lack of official paperwork. Now, the nation’s home secretary has resigned over mishandling. What does it mean for the future of British immigration policy? 


(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … As its rivalry with Amazon continues to simmer, Walmart has been shifting its focus to more international growth markets like India. So, what does a deal in the U.K. mean for the world’s biggest retailer? Then, immigration is a hot topic from coast to coast – not just in America, but in Britain as well. A group of immigrants, called the Windrush generation, are told they’re living in the country illegally because of a lack of official paperwork. Now, the nation’s home secretary has resigned over mishandling. What does it mean for the future of British immigration policy? 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC